Wherever I am, the world comes after me.
It offers me its busyness. It does not believe that I do not want it.
Now I understand 
why the old poets of China went so far
and high 
into the mountains, then crept into the pale mist.
"The Old Poets of China" by Mary Oliver

Author: Juan R. Francisco
Price: PhP 100 • Availability: In stock
Year of Publication: 1994

This book "traces the journey of the Ramayana from India to the Philippines and other parts of Southeast Asia. [It] brings out how the story... changed as the epic journeyed beyond India under the influence of the local cultural ethos in different countries. The interpretations of the Ramayana....demonstrated how the...peoples of our region have assimilated each other's culture and traditions over the centuries."